Abraham M. Denmark
Vice President for Political and Security Affairs
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)
Abraham M. Denmark is Vice President for Political and Security Affairs at NBR.
Mr. Denmark manages several NBR research programs on political and security issues in Asia and works directly with NBR’s network of experts to bring objective, detailed analysis of geopolitical trends and challenges in Asia to the attention of policymakers in Washington, D.C. He regularly travels throughout the Asia-Pacific region for research and to develop NBR’s network.
Mr. Denmark has significant experience both inside and outside government. He previously worked as a Fellow at the Center for a New American Security and served in the Pentagon as Country Director for China Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Mr. Denmark is widely published, having authored several book chapters and reports on U.S. strategy toward the Asia-Pacific region and the global commons. He has been featured in major media outlets in the United States and Asia, including NPR, the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, the Global Times, World Affairs, the Washington Quarterly, the U.S. Naval War College Review, Newsweek, Time, and the New York Times. Mr. Denmark regularly lectures at leading universities and learning centers around the world, including Peking University and the U.S. Naval War College.
Mr. Denmark also serves as an Asia-Pacific Security Advisor at the Center for Naval Analyses and is a Sasakawa Peace Foundation Nonresident Fellow at CSIS-Pacific Forum. He is a member of the National Committee on United States–China Relations, the U.S. Naval Institute, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He has received several awards and was named a 21st Century Leader by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. Mr. Denmark holds an MA in International Security from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and received a BA in History with Honors from the University of Northern Colorado. He has also studied at China’s Foreign Affairs University and Peking University.
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